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Misidentification among multiple-birth infants in the NICU increases their risk of medical errors, a study by Columbia physicians has found.
Columbia pediatricians will mine a trove of health data collected by New York City to address some of the city’s most pressing health inequities.
A new study eased fears about the proportion of youths with ADHD taking antipsychotic drugs but still found that many prescriptions may be inappropriate.
- March 1, 2013
With funding from ChildObesity180, schools around the country can implement an exercise program developed at CHALK.
- February 21, 2013
With new genetic information on sickle cell, doctors hope to predict who will benefit from the only drug approved for the disease.
- January 30, 2013
Debby and Peter A. Weinberg, with several of their family members and friends, have given more than $7 million to help establish the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
- December 19, 2012
A team of scientists from The New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory and CUMC has developed a technique that may prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children.
Source:Time MagazineDecember 7, 2012
Chromosomal microarray, which compares a fetus' DNA to that of a normal genome, should be offered to all expectant mothers, say CUMC researchers.
- December 7, 2012
A new genetic test may help detect abnormalities in 40% more cases of stillbirth - co-authored by Columbia's Dr. Brynn Levy.
- December 5, 2012
A new genetic test, microarray, found significantly more clinically relevant information than the standard method - results in NEJM.
- November 15, 2012
Link between kidney defects and neurodevelopmental delays in kids
- October 11, 2012
Mechanisms underlying SMA found
Source:Time MagazineAugust 21, 2012
Increasingly, research finds that exposure to anesthesia in early childhood may have long-term effects on kids’ brain development.